Oilers' Kassian fined $5K for cross-checking Kings' Durzi

Edmonton Oilers right wing Zack Kassian (44) moss the puck as Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alexander Edler reaches in during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Sunday, May 8, 2022, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian has been fined $5,000 for cross-checking Los Angeles Kings defenceman Sean Durzi, the Department of Player Safety announced.

The incident occurred with one minute left in the second period, when Kassian cross-checked Durzi, following a scrum between Durzi and Oilers forward Evander Kane. He was assessed a two-minute minor penalty on the play.

Kassian has one goal, one assist, and two penalty minutes in five games-played this post-season.

The Oilers currently trial 3-2 in the best-of-seven series.

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